Top 20 1999 Suzuki GSF 1200 Bandit S Questions & Answers

This could be the clutch switch:
1. Check the wires to make sure they are plugged firmly into the switch.
2. Use a voltmeter to check that resistance through the switch goes to zero when the clutch handle is pulled in.

If you have replaced the clutch switch with a fuse....check that the fuse is good and the blades are not corroded.

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Since plug 1 and 4 fire at the same time, and 2 and 3 fire at the same time, 180 degrees apart from each other, the terminals can go on either side. The wiring harness should fall into a 'natural' or 'memorized' position, so just plug them in their 'memorized' position.
If you get them backwards, it will still work fine.

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you need to replace your break pads or create distance between your pads and wheels

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Hi, Anonymous before diagnosing your blown fuse issue, check the bottom of your seat, if its metal and comes in close proximity to the positive battery post you need to take the necessary steps to ensure there is no contact (electrical tape, thick rubber insulation, hammer a dent in the seat bottom etc.) You are going to need a wiring diagram from your service manual, a test light, an ohmmeter and plenty of extra fuses.
If you turn on your ignition switch and immediately blow a fuse you have a hard/dead short and is usually easy to find. With a test light connected to the hot side of the blown fuse holder start stabbing the wire/s that leads away from the fuse holder and towards the ignition switch, you test light will illuminate validating the short. When the test light fails to illuminate you have passed the short and need to back up until the test light illuminates, then look in the immediate area for the short.
If you driving down the road for 30 minutes or 15 miles and blow a fuse you have soft/flying short and may take some time and patience to find.
If the main fuse/circuit breaker constantly blows/trips while riding you probably have a faulty battery terminal connection. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary. Any other fuses that constantly keep blowing while riding are usually caused by a loose or corroded ground wire in the circuit, which means you have to check, inspect, test each and everyone with an ohm meter set on a low ohm scale 100 ohms or less . Simply touch one lead to the ground source and the other lead to the battery negative terminal, a reading of zero indicates a clean solid ground. Any reading or infinity indicates a poor ground and needs to be repaired. Poor or weak grounds require excessive additional amperage to complete the circuit which in turn blows the small amperage fuse.
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Hi, Anonymous for this scenario you will need your service manual that has all fastener torque specs and a wiring diagram on the back pages, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Suzuki, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
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First remove the wheel, by removing the brake calipers on both sides, removing the pinch bolts from the forks and remove the wheel spindle, when wheel is removed, deflate the tyre by removing the valve core, then you will have to break the tyre away from the wheel, push down on the tyre close to the rim until it breaks the beade, repeat this on both sides of The wheel, next using some levers to remove the tyre place 1lever between the wheel just inside the tyre with the valve about 3inches to the right working away from valve place in another lever about two inches away from the other1 just inside the tyre again and push down on the lever pulling the tyre overthe wheel, keep doing this all around the wheel untill the tyre o emoved

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if the bike does not turn over as you describe clean the switch on the clutch and side stand as these can stick which will not allow the bike to turn over.

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get the front wheel ballanced

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I take it you mean the rear caliper pin, firstly i would make sure i had pushed home the caliper pistons all the way, this would give you more room inbetween the pads to grip the pin with a small pair of mole grips and work it back and to to free it off, be carefull not to break it and check as you try to move it if the pin is moving on both ends, you could try using a hat air gun over the end that is siezed, try tapping it inwards gentely,

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What about your carb, fuel filter and air filter?

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This is a problem with gearbox and will require a gearbox rebuild.

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Check that your wheel is aligned and you tension is good. A chain should last longer then 6k unless you rode it hard.

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You need a wiring diagram for a 99 and compare with the 91 and trace the power for each circuit.

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this could be a couple of different things bent or broken shifht forks to linkage to a pawl adjustment

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that is because oil gets cool............there will be no problem when oil is normal..........nothin to worry about this........keep reving your engine

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I'm assuming that it has been sitting for a while and now it's stuck. Do you have oil in the reservoir? Pressing the brake lever should be able to force the piston out with no problems. Otherwise, try to get the seal out from around the piston, and spray some anti rust lubricant and let it soak.

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